TITLE

Drug Abuse Among High School Students: The Effects of Self-Esteem

AUTHOR(S)
Bradley, Joanne Donna
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Sociological Viewpoints;Fall1998, Vol. 14, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Adolescent alcohol and other drug use in America is a current social issue invoking widespread concern. This article examines the relationship between self-esteem and drug use among high school students. The researcher surveyed high school sophomores in a private high school in a large northeastern city. Analysis of the data indicates that there is not a consistent relationship between self-esteem and drug use, although there are indications that the use of alcohol, nicotine and marijuana is extensive.
ACCESSION #
15616894

 

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